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Clovis : Origins and Adaptations. People of the Americas Publications Edited Volume Series

By Bonnichsen, Robson and Karen L. Turnmire editors

Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corner of boards. 344 p. w/ some 20 scholarly essays on various aspects of Clovis archaeplogy, settlements, and technology.

$65.00

The Sioux Wars : Minnesota Outbreak; Red Cloud and Other Wars of 1867; Little Big Horn; Wounded Knee. South Dakota Historical Collections vol XV, 1930

By DeLand, Charles E.

Pierre, SD: State Dept. of Treasury, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Thick octavo. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Head and heel of boards a bit bumped. Top corners of boards also bumped. 730 p. w/ portrait frontis., maps, fold out photo of Custer battlefield, index. A solid and important history of the Sioux wars of the 1860s and 1870s, including the New Ulm Massacre, full of detals and the reports of participants.

$195.00

The Indian Sign Language With Brief Explanatory Notes of the Gestures Taught Deaf-Mutes In Our Institutions For Their Instruction and a Description of Some of the Peculiar Laws, Customs, Myths, Superstitions, Ways of living, Code of Peace and War Signs. First trade edition.

By Clark, W. P., US Army [ William Philo ]

Philadelphia: L. R. Hamersley & Co., 1885. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good. No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boads, with a bit more wear to lower edges and corners. Head of spine bumped. Slight soiling to edges of textblock. Small cracking in the paper at first hinge. Emboss of former owner on fleyleaf, with a small hole. 443 p. w/ fold out map, appendices, index. Map has a small tear near hinge extending but a little into the edge of the map. Originally done as a report for Gen. Phil Sheridan, West Point graduate Clark was in a good position to know his subject. He was a 2nd Lieutenant of the 2nd US Cavalry Regiment and participated in the latter stages of the Great Sioux War on staff with Crook . While there he spent a good deal of time with the Native Americans scouts, and traveled even further among various tribes in preparation of his report. This edition of the book was published just after the death of the author at age 39 to much acclaim and is still considered the definitive book on the subject.

$125.00

Finding the Center: the Art of the Zuni Storyteller: From Live Performances by Andrew Peynetsa and Walter Sanchez. 2nd edition.

By Pynetsa, Andrew and Walter Sanchez. Tedlock, Dennis, translator.

Universeity of Neberaska Press : 1999.. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd edition, 1st printing. Full cloth. Very good w/o dust jacket as issued. 337 p. w/2 maps, bibliography, and a few illustrations. A collection of 13 stories told by 2 master Zuni storytellers.

$20.00